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  • Dada and Surrealism

    By C. W. E. Bigsby

    First published in 1972, the work provides an introduction to Dada and Surrealism. It explores the two movements and their cultural significance. It also looks at those who called themselves Dadaists and Surrealists, including their aims and achievements. In doing so, the book identifies the…

    Hardback – 2016-12-30 
    Routledge Library Editions: The Critical Idiom

  • Annotating Modernism

    Marginalia and Pedagogy from Virginia Woolf to the Confessional Poets

    By Amanda Golden

    Making extensive use of archival materials by Sylvia Plath, John Berryman, and Anne Sexton, Amanda Golden constructs a new narrative of the relationship between modernism and post-war poetry. While Golden situates her book among other materialist histories of modernism, she moves beyond examination…

    Hardback – 2016-12-28 

  • Confabulations : Storytelling in Architecture

    By Paul Emmons, Marcia F. Feuerstein, Carolina Dayer

    Paul Emmons is a registered architect and Professor at the Washington-Alexandria Architecture Center of Virginia Tech where he directs the PhD program in Architecture + Design Research. Marcia F Feuerstein is an architect and associate professor at the Washington Alexandria Architecture Center of…

    Hardback – 2016-12-12 

  • Modernist Experiments in Genre, Media, and Transatlantic Print Culture

    By Jennifer Julia Sorensen

    The years from 1890 through 1935 witnessed an explosion of print, both in terms of the variety of venues for publication and in the vast circulation figures and the quantity of print forums. Arguing that the formal strategies of modernist texts can only be fully understood in the context of the…

    Hardback – 2016-12-07 
    Studies in Publishing History: Manuscript, Print, Digital

  • A Surrealist Stratigraphy of Dorothea Tanning’s Chasm

    By Catriona McAra

    In A Surrealist Stratigraphy of Dorothea Tanning’s Chasm, Catriona McAra offers the first critical study of the literary work of the celebrated American painter and sculptor Dorothea Tanning (1910–2012). McAra fills a major gap in the scholarship, repositioning Tanning’s writing at the centre of…

    Hardback – 2016-11-28 
    Studies in Surrealism

  • Thomas Hardy's Short Stories

    New Perspectives

    Edited by Juliette Berning Schaefer, Siobhan Craft Brownson

    Thomas Hardy penned nearly fifty short stories, but in spite of this impressive number, his contributions to the genre have been relatively understudied. Bringing together an international group of scholars, this is the first edited collection devoted solely to Hardy's works of short fiction. The…

    Hardback – 2016-11-16 
    The Nineteenth Century Series

  • Masculinity and the Trials of Modern Fiction

    By Marco Wan

    How do lawyers, judges and jurors read novels? And what is at stake when literature and law confront each other in the courtroom? Nineteenth-century England and France are remembered for their active legal prosecution of literature, and this book examines the ways in which five novels were…

    Hardback – 2016-11-10 
    Discourses of Law

  • America in Literature and Film

    Modernist Perceptions, Postmodernist Representations

    By Ahmed Elbeshlawy

    Utilizing Lacan's psychoanalytic theory and Zizek's philosophical adaption of it, this book brings into dialogue a series of modernist and postmodernist literary works, films, and critical theory that are concerned with defining America. Ahmed Elbeshlawy demonstrates that how America is perceived…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 

  • Images of Idiocy

    The Idiot Figure in Modern Fiction and Film

    By Martin Halliwell

    This book traces the concept of idiocy as it has developed in fiction and film in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. It focuses particularly on visual images of idiocy and argues that writers as diverse as Gustave Flaubert, Fyodor Dostoevsky, Joseph Conrad, John Steinbeck, Flannery O'Connor…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 

  • The New York School Poets and the Neo-Avant-Garde

    Between Radical Art and Radical Chic

    By Mark Silverberg

    New York City was the site of a remarkable cultural and artistic renaissance during the 1950s and '60s. In the first monograph to treat all five major poets of the New York School-John Ashbery, Barbara Guest, Kenneth Koch, Frank O'Hara, and James Schuyler-Mark Silverberg examines this rich period…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 

  • Little Magazines & Modernism

    New Approaches

    By Adam McKible

    Edited by Suzanne W. Churchill

    Little magazines made modernism happen. These pioneering enterprises were typically founded by individuals or small groups intent on publishing the experimental works or radical opinions of untried, unpopular, or underrepresented writers. Recently, little magazines have re-emerged as an important…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 

  • Love, Desire and Transcendence in French Literature

    Deciphering Eros

    By Paul Gifford

    European literature and theory of the twentieth century have been intensely preoccupied with questions of 'Desire', whereas 'love' has increasingly represented a fractured and strange, if not actually suspect, proposal: this is a prime symptom of an age of deep cultural mutation and uncertainty.…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 

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